Career Opportunities at Big Rivers

Nondiscrimination Statement

Big Rivers Electric Corporation is the recipient of Federal financial assistance from the Rural Electrification Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and is subject to the provisions of Title VI and Title VII, of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Civil Rights Act of 1991, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1991 and the rules and regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Labor, OFCCP which provide that no person in the United States on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation or disability shall be excluded from participation in, admission or access to, denied the benefits of, or otherwise subjected to discrimination under any of this organization’s programs or activities.

The person responsible for coordinating this organization’s nondiscrimination compliance efforts is Lisa Garrett, Director Human Resources. Any individual, or specific class of individuals, who feels that this organization has subjected them to discrimination may obtain further information about the statutes and regulations listed above and/or file a written complaint with this organization; or the Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250; or the Administrator, Rural Electrification Administration, Washington, D.C. 20250, and the Director, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Washington, D.C. 20250. Complaints must be filed within 180 days after the alleged discrimination. Confidentiality will be maintained to the extent possible.


Senior Power Portfolio Optimization Analyst

Location – Owensboro, KY

This position is responsible the planning and optimization of daily resource commitment
schedules and portfolio positions to provide the most economic operations of the Big Rivers’ power system. Perform post-analysis of actual dispatch and system operations to determine opportunities for efficiency improvements. Assist in the monthly FAC process by allocating previous month purchases accordingly. Continuously seek improvements to processes and analyses used for commitment and dispatch of generation assets. Support trading and risk management activities through the quantification of the net position of the power system portfolio. Design and perform post-analysis models of previous day system operation to determine opportunities for dispatch efficiency and purchase/sales improvements.

Broad knowledge of such fields as accounting, economics, marketing, business
administration, finance, etc. Equivalent to a four-year college degree, plus 3 years related
experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills, with attention to detail and accurate results are required. Applicant must have excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to schedule work to meet deadlines. Person should be proficient in Excel and able to effectively use spreadsheets to manipulate and analyze data.

Qualified candidates send resume to – include job title & number. Deadline to apply is 06/18/23. No third parties,


Job #IRC8093
Henderson, KY

The employee will be responsible for cutting trees, applying herbicides, directing contractors, contacting land owners, line switching, and various other duties within vegetation management. Must have strong communication and analytical skills, some computer skills, have knowledge of right of way maintenance and an understanding of the use of pesticides. Must be able to work and stay out of town overnight and available for emergency call out work. Must reside within a 35-mile radius of the Transmission office within 12 months of accepting job. It is preferred that the employee be an ISA certified Arborist.

Minimum 2 years of related experience or a combination of experience and education, in a related educational field from a state-approved industrial vocational school or a recognized, accredited technical school, equal to 2 years. In addition, an employee must already have or receive a CDL license and State of Kentucky Pesticide applicators license within 6 months of accepting the job.

Qualified candidates send resume to – include job title & number. Deadline to apply is 06/14/23. No third parties, no phone calls accepted.


Health & Safety Specialist

Job # IRC8133
Centertown, KY

Individual must exemplify the company’s commitment to health and safety by exhibiting a highly professional demeanor in all situations. Assist management with implementation of regular compliance plans and programs. Investigates serious injuries and near misses and counsels with employees involved in incidents. Conducts inspections/observations to ensure compliance with regulatory standards. Develops, conducts and coordinates training. Trains and coaches’ management, safety committees and focus group regarding health and safety observation skills. Conducts safety observations to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies and company health and safety policies. Investigate and take appropriate actions concerning employee requests, complaints and concerns involving unsafe conditions or practices. Know and adhere to all applicable RUS, OSHA, NESC, EPA and other industry standards associated. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess an in-depth knowledge of safety and health rules, regulations and reporting requirements. Requires a thorough knowledge of safety disciplines and/or plant operations. PC proficiency will be necessary for development of training and records maintenance. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Possess strong leadership skills. Previous safety program/compliance experience would be considered a significant plus. Within six years of accepting position obtain “Certified Loss Control Professional” (CLCP) certification. Obtain “Asbestos Competent Person” certification within one year of accepting position.

Qualified candidates send resume to – include job title & number.
Deadline to apply is June 25, 2023. No third parties, no phone calls accepted.